welcome to my on-line home!

in future posts, i intend to tell you all about the fairies and gnomes and elves and brownies that come thronging to my garden as they throng to any garden where they’re made welcome, and i’ll tell you how to keep them happy and healthy – and what happens when you don’t.

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whatever happened to sheilah?

sheila awoke in a strange bed in a weird little room all angles and planes and the little man bringing her in a cup of tea. he seemed very pleased. the teacup looked hopelessly tiny, but as she reached for it it became just the right size, yet didn’t seem to have changed. the tea was delicious and gave her strength. the little man showed her a beautiful green dress and a pair of green leather shoes, and told her to put them on and come downstairs.

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janvas was willing enough to take her word for that. he was wiccan enough to know not to enquire too deeply into another path’s mysteries if you’re only casually interested. he kept a respectful distance and circled it slowly, his hands spread palms out before him for protection.

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what is magic?

The words magical and medical were once the same, but became divided, with the magical being thought of as irrational, while the medical was thought to be rational. Now the rationality of magic is being discovered, while many of the materialistic and life-denying bases of scientific medicine are being found to be irrational. The two need each other. There is no real distinction between them after all. So now we are seeing the medical and the magical becoming one once again.

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elves: or pigs might fly

he showed me a guinea pig, perhaps one of mine, as i keep them as pets. beside him it was about the size of an obese ox. it wore a harness and bridle and, just as i noticed these, he leapt up onto its back and, pulling back hard on the reins, made it rear up into the air and fly.

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